Caterham Seven MOT Results

Registered in 2003
83.2% pass rate
from 119 tests in 2020
(66% better than other 2003 cars)
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Caterham Seven is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.84% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Hazard warning (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Switch (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.84% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.84% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.84% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.84% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.84% fail on Horn
  • 5.0% fail on Steering
    • 3.4% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (72% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.7% fail on Pedal (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.84% fail on Rbt
          • 0.84% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.84% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.84% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.84% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.84% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.84% fail on Brake pads
  • 2.5% fail on Suspension (86% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.84% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.84% fail on Linkage ball joints
  • 1.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (80% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (78% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.84% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.84% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.84% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.84% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.84% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.84% fail on Visibility
    • 0.84% fail on Wipers
  • 0.84% fail on Tyres
    • 0.84% fail on Tread depth

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